Joanna started with yoga in 2004. Though she has studied various styles, including Iyengar and restorative, she has maintained a primary focus in Ashtanga yoga and the lineage of David Garrigues. Through her teaching she supports this lineage and the lineage of her teachers teacher, Sri K. Pattabhi Jois. She has continued to learn and benefit from the depths of her practice and study as it has been presented to her through the guidance of her teacher and dedication to daily practice. As senior apprentice to David, she often travels with and assists him when sharing his knowledge both in the US and India.
Joanna travels to teach as a part of her vision to participate in, and help develop a broad and diverse community of ashtanga yoga practitioners. She is currently serving as a guest teacher in various yoga studios across the globe for both short and extended stays, and enjoys the beauty of experiencing and being a part of a larger reaching community of yogis along the way.